Castle: Season 6 (2013 - 2014)

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Fun and brimming with Nathan Fillion's smarmy charms, Castle's sixth season continues to find pleasure in its procedural format.

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Critic Ratings: 11

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User Ratings: 205

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Air date: Sep 23, 2013

In the sixth-season opener, Castle and Beckett deal with the fallout from their personal choices as a high-stakes investigation unfolds.

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Air date: Sep 30, 2013

Beckett rushes to track down a deadly stolen toxin before it causes massive casualties. However, Castle has been exposed to it already and is in danger of dying.

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Air date: Oct 7, 2013

The squad investigates the homicide of a former child star from the 1990s, but soon the case is unexpectedly hijacked by Feds McCord and Beckett. Meanwhile, a new detective begins working at the squad.

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Air date: Oct 14, 2013

A young woman suspected of murder takes hostages and demands to negotiate only with Castle.

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Air date: Oct 21, 2013

A murder suspect claims he's a time traveler from the future who's trying to prevent disastrous events from happening.

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Air date: Oct 28, 2013

A woman's body is discovered ritually posed, and odd symbols turn up in her apartment. Soon, a monk becomes the prime murder suspect, and Castle thinks there is a conspiracy at work. Meanwhile, Castle struggles to accept Alexis' new living arrangements.

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Air date: Nov 4, 2013

Alexis believes that a death-row inmate was wrongly convicted, so she seeks investigative assistance from her dad. However, they only have 72 hours to reexamine the original murder case before the inmate's scheduled execution.

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Air date: Nov 11, 2013

As Castle and Beckett investigate the homicide of a popular relationship therapist, their theory for the motive for her murder shifts: The killer may not have sought her high-profile client list, but instead wanted a rare, pricey object she possessed.

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Air date: Nov 18, 2013

Castle and Beckett investigate a homicide in which the victim strongly resembles Lanie, and soon the team believe that members of the 12th Precinct are the killer's next targets.

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Air date: Nov 25, 2013

Castle and Beckett look after a baby boy given to a priest by a dying man who stumbled into a church. Their investigation reveals that the infant was not related to the murdered man, and finding the baby's parents proves difficult.

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The sixth series of this crime drama opens with Beckett (Stana Katic) accepting a marriage proposal from Castle (Nathan Fillion). However, their road to the altar gets a little bumpy when Beckett also accepts a new high-profile job in Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, things don't go smoothly for Castle and Alexis (Molly Quinn) when he doesn't approve of the new boyfriend she's brought home from Costa Rica. Castle gets a glimpse at what parenthood would be like a second time when he and Beckett temporarily care for a baby who was carried into a church by a man dying from gunshot wounds. And Ryan (Seamus Dever) and his wife excitedly prepare for their first child, but she goes into labour while Ryan is investigating a dangerous arson case.

Critic Reviews for Castle Season 6

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (1)

The fact that even Fillion sometimes has to stretch beyond his normal limits to keep all the pieces in place can be attributed to the fact that Castle is many different shows, many of them half-assed.

Sep 24, 2013 | Rating: C | Full Review…

I actually felt as though I was on an emotional see-saw for most of the hour.

Oct 1, 2013 | Rating: 4.4/5 | Full Review…

This was a solid episode, but it makes me a little wary that they went for something so heavy right out of the gate. I've always said that I enjoy Castle when it doesn't take itself too seriously and there is a lot of humor injected into the episodes.

Jan 22, 2019 | Full Review…

Feel free to squeal, people.

Jun 29, 2018 | Full Review…

So how on earth is Castle beginning its sixth season? The answer is easy: Castle is fun.

Aug 22, 2017 | Full Review…

The opening action sequence feels real and full of tension.

Aug 22, 2017 | Full Review…

"For Better or Worse" is a fun episode that's rife with clichés, until all of a sudden it isn't.

May 13, 2014 | Rating: 8.2/10 | Full Review…

It may not have been anything earth-shattering, but it got the job done, and it felt like a classic old-school Castle episode, and that's enough of a cause for celebration, really, in and of itself.

Nov 12, 2013 | Full Review…

"Get a Clue," at least with its Case of the Week, had a fun enough element to it - as does any instance where Castle over-imagines a far noisier and far-out method to the madness.

Oct 29, 2013 | Full Review…

Castle has been back and better than ever in what has proven to be an exciting, compelling, and fresh new season so far.

Oct 14, 2013 | Full Review…

An intense episode that didn't waste any time in producing the answer fans have been waiting an entire summer for.

Sep 26, 2013 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Castle: Season 6

  • Aug 24, 2014
    Season 6 of Castle continues to deliver a health mix of comedy and crime fighting. Picking up from last season, Castle and Beckett struggle to make their relationship work as Beckett completes her training with the FBI in Washington D.C. The story arcs throughout the episodes do a lot character building, as Castle deals with his daughter's decision to leave home, Ryan starts a family, and Beckett finds closure over her mother's murder. But there are also plenty of fun comedic episodes too, as Castle and Beckett go on a treasure hunter, run afoul of a group of ninjas, and meet a possible time-traveler. And, the writing does a pretty good job at striking the right tone and creating interesting characters, with one notable exception: Pi. The most painfully annoying character in the show's history, Pi is a black mark that ruins every scene and episode he's in, and the writers seem to be blissfully unaware of this (until fan reaction forced them to write him out). Castle's sixth season tries some new and exciting things, but overall it sticks to what it does best...delivering entertaining murder mysteries.
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  • Jul 25, 2020
    Who cares if it is formulaic when the show is this much fun.
  • Oct 03, 2019
    temporada genial brutal absolutamente una locura esta temporada.
  • May 13, 2014
    Pretty boring compared to seasons 3,4 and 5.
  • May 13, 2014
    Unimaginative and boring ending which disrespected the intelligence of the audience.
  • Mar 19, 2014
    With the charismatic lead, and good writing the show stays fresh to its sixths season.
  • Jan 13, 2014
    My love of Nathan Fillion is why I watched this show to begin with. It is silly and entertaining, it would fail miserably without him and the last few seasons have gotten weak as most shows do around the 100th.
  • Jan 12, 2014
    Stellar cast, great writers,and a fantastic crew = Best tv show ever ????
  • Nov 25, 2013
    So glad to have Rick and Kate together and the show still be as amazing as before even with the lack of pining and hoping they would hook up. Love Ryan and Espo this season so much they have such an amazing bromance and it is even better when Castle is with them.

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